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John Gray: Dear Google, please solve death
Meet the transhumanists who believe that the brain can outlive the body.
article  technology  transhumanism  google  editorial  effectivealtruism 
september 2017 by dwight
EA Has A Lying Problem
I am currently writing up a response to criticism of this post and will have it up shortly. Why hold EA to a high standard? “Movement drama” seems to be depressingly common -- whenever people set out to change the world, they inevitably pick fights with each other, usually over trivialities. What’s the point, beyond…
july 2017 by nfultz
5 Problems with Effective Altruism
The growing Effective Altruism movement seeks to help people give to charity in a smarter way. But is philanthropy really the most effective way to challenge global injustice?
july 2017 by nfultz
IDinsight helps leaders in developing countries use evidence to improve their social impact.
__homepage  effectivealtruism 
january 2017 by mmmb
New way to give for new generation of donors - StarTribune.com
Instead of directly researching impacts (like IPA), it pools people's money who have similar values, does some secondary research on which charities are best, and then invests the money there.
__profile  ngo  philanthropy  effectivealtruism  minnesota  charity 
september 2016 by mmmb

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